Re: ACC Applicators

Dennis Williams

  I sometimes do the same. I found that sometimes you can scratch the hardened ACC off with the back of an X-acto blade and it just snaps off. 
Dennis Williams
Munhall, Pa.

--- On Wed, 10/7/09, pierreoliver2003 <> wrote:

From: pierreoliver2003 <>
Subject: [STMFC] Re: ACC Applicators
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 9:02 AM


I don't bother trying to use those tubes/tips that come with the glue. With the rather humid conditions in Southern Ontario I find that they clog up rather quiclly.
I simply dispense a small amount onto a piece of plastic and use a pin to transfer from the puddle to the joint.
Pierre Oliver

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups. com, "RichardS" <rstern1@... > wrote:

I would like to hear what others are using for applicator tips for ACC glue bottles.

How do you keep them from clogging?

How do you clean them out when clogged?

In particular, I have been using some applicators that fit onto the bottle top. They have a metal tube that is quite small -- I only use them for the thin liquid ACC. They are great for this purpose, giving very good control of the thin glue that tends to run otherwise.

Nevertheless, they clog after a few uses and I haven't figured out any way to clean them out -- I don't have any wire or drills small enough to fit into the tiny tubes and ACC debonder doesn't seem to work.

Rick Stern

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